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 Question. Will submitting a NEXUS letter  for PTSD, from my VA Psychologist help my NOD if I have already submitted a Nexus from my Private Psychologist for PTSD? Thanks for any input.

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Any favorable  evidence  from a Qualified Doc always helps. :)

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A nexus letter can support a stressor occurred but that does not prove the stressor occurred in the military.

If you do not fall under the July 2010 PTSD criteria, you will need to prove your stressor.....

A "nexus" for PTSD claims is proof of the stressor.

Have you been formally diagnosed with PTSD by a MH professional?

But then the PTSD claim was denied?

Have yuou attached the decision here at hadit anywhere?

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7 hours ago, Berta said:

A nexus letter can support a stressor occurred but that does not prove the stressor occurred in the military.

If you do not fall under the July 2010 PTSD criteria, you will need to prove your stressor.....

A "nexus" for PTSD claims is proof of the stressor.

Have you been formally diagnosed with PTSD by a MH professional?

But then the PTSD claim was denied?

Have yuou attached the decision here at hadit anywhere?

Hi Berta,

 

   Yes I have been diagnosed. My stressor was finally verified as my c-file now says. I was just thinking to help my NOD I would send in another NEXUS from my VA Psychiatrist. I have been diagnosed with PTSD inside the VA and by my Outside Psychologist. I claim currently reads, review of evidence in EBENIFITS.

here is an example of the current nexus , a rough copy with my information and doctors redacted.-PTSD NexUS -1.docx-PTSD NexUS -1.docx

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It won't hurt but I would think your evidence is solid, since  they have verified your stressor.

 

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1 hour ago, Berta said:

It won't hurt but I would think your evidence is solid, since  they have verified your stressor.

 

I know but they also informed me they lost half of my records, which include the medical records for the stressor if that makes sense

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